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Bit more to wet your whistle:

Just a couple of things to add:

~Marching rule:
if your unit is like 12" away from an enemy or something you can run them like a fleet roll to get them in cover.

~Skimmers dont get glances if they move 12" but the vehicle damage rules change so I don't know how this means anything right now.

~Orks are the same models, recut like Chaos and Space marine frames but with extras.
~The number of models per box drops dramatically but the price stays the same.
So Ork players best buy now.
It is likely that Battle for mycraggie is getting replaced by and Ork/Space marine Campaigne to keep the beginner box fresh with the new 5th ed rules. Fantasy and LotR won't get one because their rules arnt changing.
It probably contains a Killer can and the Old space marine frames and a bit of turrain, rumoured to be Ork structures.

~Imperial guard are very soon, Dark Eldar or Imperial guard codices, probably Imp Guard first.
~Valykrie imperial guard flyer in plastic
~Death Korps and Valhallan flavours like those red guys that came out a year ago.
~Sentinal all plastic and all gun options in 1 kit, so not just a single autocannon in the Cadian sentinal, you will get all gun options like the Eldar vehicles get.
~Dark Eldar range fully redone. Everything!

~Obviously new Marine Codex sson after 5th ed core.
~Chance of Thunder Hawk if you buy lots of Baneblades, go on people I want a Thunderhawk!
 

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Nice. Imperial Guard soon is good.

I guess I'll hold off on buying the Cadian Sentinels I need for a little while.


The plastic Valkyrie will be awesome though.
 

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I know I'm only a blueshirt, but i've heard a few things from some vet sarges and territory managers about the contents of the box...

SM get 2 tac squads, commander, 5 termies and a dread.

Orks get 30 orks, nobs and 3 dethkoptas

take with salt if you will.
 

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I know I'm only a blueshirt, but i've heard a few things from some vet sarges and territory managers about the contents of the box...

SM get 2 tac squads, commander, 5 termies and a dread.

Orks get 30 orks, nobs and 3 dethkoptas

take with salt if you will.
That would be great but sounds a lil too awesome. I hope I'm wrong though! :)
 

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Some Armageddon Steel Legion plasctics wouldn't be too bad either. I would also like to have a Cadian Heavy Bolter Team that is prone like the Steel Legion one. I know it's something small but I think it would be cool.
 

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I don't like the sound of these rumors... new SM codex might meant i'll have to plan a new army and I've hardly started my current one. I hope they don't ruin skimmers as i have a tau army planned, and it doesn't look like they'll get a new codex for a while. On the other hand this could help me make my SM beter if their vehicles get cheaper, and it might make me think about a 'nid army which has currently been replaced by tau because I was worrying about painting them. Also it makes me feel good about not buying a full rulebook and useing the BFM one.
 

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I don't like the sound of these rumors... new SM codex might meant i'll have to plan a new army and I've hardly started my current one.
The SM codex is currently very good, a new one will only address minor things imo, like changes in the Chaos Codex for instance where SM will get Rhinos for 35 points and all vehicles will come with Searchlight and Smoke Launchers and possibly all Marines come with BP + Chainsword + Bolter + Frag & Krak grenades that sort of thing. And needing a 10 man troop squad to take a heavy weapon, and Predators being a lot cheaper but the sponson option more expensive to allow the option of dirt cheap (70+ points) Predators.
 

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Some changes are obvious:

Most of the traits will be removed or rebalanced - you won't get advantages for free. I expect Furious Charge and Tank Hunters upgrades to be removed as per Codex: Dark Angels and Codex: Chaos Space Marines.

10 models for a heavy weapon - like CSM, DA, Eldar, etc.

Cheaper vehicles though and probably free grenades and bolt pistols, and of course combat squads.

It'll be a slight decrease in power level, but it'll make SM more interesting to play with and against.
 

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Most of the traits will be removed or rebalanced - you won't get advantages for free.
The custom Traits thing has always been a little silly. Selecting Drawbacks that had no effect on your desired army. How exactly is that a minor and/or major "Drawback"?

It'll be a slight decrease in power level, but it'll make SM more interesting to play with and against.
Especially when taking into account the hopeful changing of rend.
 
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